Human Rights Act - Part 2: Case example: Unreasonable delay – R v Mills

This is the second blog in our Human Rights Act series, looking at the decision of the ACT Supreme…


Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld): Not just another 'Magna Carta argument'

On 24 October 2019, Dan Rogers presented at the annual Queensland Magistrates Conference.  He spoke…


FEDERAL FACIAL RECOGNITION SCHEME

It was welcome news this week that Federal Parliament’s Joint Intelligence Committee has sent the…


Restrictions on the use of cash

On 24 October 2019, the Commonwealth House of Representatives considered the Currency (Restrictions…


Police Discipline Reforms

The Police Discipline Reforms which have just passed the Queensland Parliament deal with justified…


Human Rights Act - Part 1

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 2019 (QLD) The purpose of this blog series is not…


The secret prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery

The prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery has sparked national debate on issues relating to…


Forensic science in criminal cases

In the Sydney Morning Herald of 2 September 2019 Justice Chris Maxwell, President of the Victorian…